Hemp agrimony leaves, dried, in Paraguay affectionately called "doctorcito" ("the Doc") also water-hemp or holy rope, is used as a shamanic remedy. The plant, which grows up to 2 m tall, has pointed leaves that stand diagonally upwards.
The leaves are somewhat reminiscent of hemp, but the plant has nothing to do with hemp, but is good for hangovers.
Hemp agrimony leaves used to be put on bread to keep it from getting moldy. The leaf juice was rubbed into the hides of animals as an insect repellent.
Waterhemp leaves are used in homeopathy to prepare mother tincture.
Preferably, it is taken as a tea, or a tincture is prepared. 1 tablespoon to 1 l of boiling water, infuse for 5 min. or 1 teaspoon of hemp agrimony per cup of tea, pour boiling water, infuse for 5 min.
Sweeten with erythritol or even better with yacon syrup probiotic. Then strain the plant parts and bottle the extract, preferably in a Flaska. It can be stored in the refrigerator for 3-5 days.
Euparin bitter glycosides (eupatoriopicrin) flavonoids (eupatorin) tannins, resin, inulin, essential oil lactucerol, saponins triterpenes, polysacharrides, pyrrolizidine alkaloids.
Please note. Overdose may cause nausea and vomiting. Do not take hemp agrimony for a long period of time and do not exceed the daily dose of 3 cups. Pregnant women and children should not use it.